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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Charlotte Kalla on her third Olympic Games victory: “so much joy crossing the finish line”

    Charlotte Kalla has triumphed at each edition of the Winter Games in which she has competed – from winning gold in her very first race, the 10km freestyle at the Vancouver 2010 Games, to the first skiathlon event at PyeongChang 2018, via her victory in the 4x5km relay at Sochi 2014. She also shares the record for the number of Swedish medals won at the Games, with nine podium places. Here is an interview with a great champion, who still harbours many ambitions.
    10 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, KALLA, Charlotte
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Men’s cross country: Double gold for Cologna and last-day triple joy for Russia

    The Laura Cross Country Ski and Biathlon Centre played host to some thrilling contests in the men’s cross country events, with the six golds shared by five nationalities. Switzerland’s Dario Cologna crowned a remarkable comeback from injury to win the skiathlon and 15km classic. Sami Jauhojärvi and Iivo Niskanen gave Finland its first Winter Olympic gold in 12 years, while the Swedes won the 4x10km title again and Ola Vigen Hattestad salvaged some pride for Norway in the freestyle sprint.
    14 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, Finland, Russian Federation, Sweden, Switzerland
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Super Swedes show team spirit to defend 4x10km title and complete Nordic relay double

    Sweden completed a successful defence of the men's Olympic 4x10km cross country title, with a dominant performance at the as Laura Cross Country Ski & Biathlon Centre. It capped a golden weekend for the country’s Nordic relay teams, after the Swedish women triumphed in the 4x5km a day earlier.
    16 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    More Olympic joy for Jernberg

    Sweden’s Sixten Jernberg had been the most successful athlete at Cortina d’Ampezzo 1956, featuring on every single one of the men’s cross country podiums. As well as gold in the 50km, he had taken silvers in the 30km and 15km and bronze in the 4x10km relay.
    27 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News, JERNBERG, Sixten, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    Hakulinen hits the heights

    Finland’s Veikko Hakulinen was already a double Olympic cross-country skiing champion and four-time medallist by the time he arrived in Squaw Valley. The first of those gold medals had come at Oslo 1952 in the 50km, a distance at which he also collected silver four years later in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA), where he won his second Olympic title in the 30km to go with a second silver in the 4x10km relay.
    27 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Finland
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